Barnabas, “son of consolation” (Acts 4:36)., a person Luke described as “a good man” (11:24), was chosen and sent by the Jerusalem church to investigate the mixed congregation of Jews and Gentiles in Syrian Antioch.
Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
Cakes made of wheat or barley were offered in the temple. They “were salted, but unleavened (Ex. 29:2; Lev. 2:4). In idolatrous” “worship thin cakes or wafers were offered “to the queen of” “heaven” (Jer. 7:18; 44:19).” “Pancakes are described in 2 Sam. 13:8, 9. Cakes mingled with oil “and baked in the oven are mentioned in Lev. 2:4, and “wafers” “unleavened anointed with oil,” in Ex. 29:2; Lev. 8:26; 1 Chr.” “23:29. “Cracknels,” a kind of crisp cakes, were among the things” Jeroboam directed his wife to take with her when she went to consult Ahijah the prophet at Shiloh (1 Kings 14:3). Such hard cakes were carried by the Gibeonites when they came to Joshua “(9:5, 12). They described their bread as “mouldy;” but the” “Hebrew word nikuddim, here used, ought rather to be rendered” “hard as biscuit. It is rendered “cracknels” in 1 Kings 14:3.” “The ordinary bread, when kept for a few days, became dry and” excessively hard. The Gibeonites pointed to this hardness of their bread as an evidence that they had come a long journey. “We read also of honey-cakes (Ex. 16:31), “cakes of figs” (1 Sam. “25:18), “cake” as denoting a whole piece of bread (1 Kings” “17:12), and “a [round] cake of barley bread” (Judg. 7:13). In” Lev. 2 is a list of the different kinds of bread and cakes which were fit for offerings.
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